Sep 18, 2021  
Catalog 2020-2021 
    
Catalog 2020-2021 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Course Descriptions


 

Computing and Design

  
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    CST 499 - Computer Science Capstone


    Students will work on a project in large groups (up to 5 students in each group), developing requirements specification, a solution plan followed by design and implementation of the solution. The problem statement for the projects will be selected by the faculty. Faculty will also play the role of a project manager directing the schedule and deliverables for these projects.

    Prerequisite(s)/Corequisite(s): (Prereq: CST 300  with a C- or better)
    Typically Offered: Fall, Spring

    Units: 4
  
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    CST 501 - Tech Tools for Faculty & Staff


    Typically Offered: Periodically offered

    Units: 4-8
  
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    CST 502 - Tech Tools for Grad Students


    Typically Offered: Periodically offered

    Units: 2-4
  
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    CST 503 - Teacher Universe:Integrated Te


    Typically Offered: Periodically offered

    Units: 1-6
  
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    CST 520 - Learning Theory


    Students investigate the major behavioral, cognitive, and social interaction learning theories and the corresponding delivery models. Fulfills the following MIST learning outcomes: evaluate and select appropriate applied learning theories; evaluate and apply behavioral, cognitive, and social-based learning theories; select appropriate pedagogy according to a specific delivery model and learner outcomes; and develop an awareness of cultural diversity in learning traits. (Cross listed under IST.)

    Typically Offered: Periodically offered

    Units: 4
  
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    CST 522 - Instructional Design


    Students investigate, apply, and evaluate instructional design models. Students create and evaluate an instructional design. Fulfills the following MIST learning outcomes: demonstrate problem identification and definition; demonstrate content organization and development; develop an implementation strategy; create an evaluation model; apply specific and appropriate learning theories to an instructional problem; demonstrate appropriate interpersonal client relation skills. (Cross listed under IST.)

    Typically Offered: Periodically offered

    Units: 4
  
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    CST 524 - Instructional Technology


    Students investigate a variety of technologies for delivering and developing instruction. Investigates learning management and computer-mediated communication systems, authoring and scripting environments, and distance learning delivery technologies. Fulfills the following MIST learning outcomes: demonstrate current instructional content development and delivery tools; describe human-computer interaction issues and apply them in instructional system development and evaluation; discuss the impact of multiple learning styles on development and delivery tools; address the issue of access and the digital divide. (Cross listed under IST.)

    Typically Offered: Periodically offered

    Units: 4
  
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    CST 526 - Interactive Multimedia Instruc


    Students work in groups or individually developing educational interactive multimedia projects. Students develop a design document and then build a multimedia prototype. They conduct formative evaluation to test for quality and appeal and make revisions based on their findings. Fulfills the following MIST learning outcomes: develop effective feedback systems in instruction; select and use appropriate media tools to develop a solution to an instruction problem; develop multimedia learning objects that address the instructional problem. (Cross listed under IST.)

    Typically Offered: Periodically offered

    Units: 4
  
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    CST 551 - Web Databases and Services


    Focuses on enterprise systems, Web services, and applications. Students design a Web-enabled enterprise database system and Web portal. Student presentations focus on emerging concepts in Web enterprise systems and services.

    Prerequisite(s)/Corequisite(s): (Prereq: CST 251  and CST 351  and CST 463 )
    Typically Offered: Periodically offered

    Units: 4
  
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    CST 594 - Internship (Master Level)


    Students work with practicing professionals in the community in a volunteer or paid internship that requires critical thinking and specialized telecommunication, multimedia, or applied computing skills. The amount of academic work done, not total hours of internship commitment, determines the amount of academic credit. (Offered every semester.)

    Typically Offered: Periodically offered

    Units: 1-6
  
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    CST 595 - Special Topics


    Specialized study of a particular topic within the School of Information Technology and Communications Design. May be repeated for additional credit when topics vary and as subjects permit.

    Typically Offered: Periodically offered

    Units: 1-6
  
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    CST 596 - Field Studies


    Individualizes student placement for field study as related to Information Technology & Communications Design.

    Typically Offered: Periodically offered

    Units: 1-6
  
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    CST 597 - Independent Study


    Student and faculty member select advanced topic of study and number of credits.

    Typically Offered: Periodically offered

    Units: 1-6
  
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    CST 624 - Research Methods


    Students develop an understanding of both quantitative and qualitative research methodologies and techniques. Students develop and implement research plans evaluating an aspect of their Capstone project. Fulfills the following MIST learning outcomes: distinguish between qualitative and quantitative research reports; select and evaluate appropriate techniques in education research; examine methodological approaches to designing research. (Cross listed under IST.)

    Typically Offered: Periodically offered

    Units: 4
  
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    CST 670 - DB Management:Methods&Applicat


    Examines database design and implementation using microcomputer database tools. Discusses data management concepts and terminology currently in practice in the business world, including data and database administration, fundamentals of database management systems and models (network, hierarchical and relational), data sharing, retrieval, data dictionaries, data proliferation, data integrity, and queries using SQL. (Cross listed under MIT and BUS.)

    Prerequisite(s)/Corequisite(s): (Prereq: BUS 308  and BUS 363)
    Typically Offered: Periodically offered

    Units: 4
  
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    CST 695 - Special Topics


    Specialized study of a particular topic within the School of Information Technology and Communications Design. May be repeated for additional credit when topics vary and as subjects permit.

    Typically Offered: Periodically offered

    Units: 1-6
  
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    CST 696 - Graduate Directed Study


    Provides a framework for a substantial research and development effort: ideation, proposal writing, project management, presentation, documentation, and/or evaluation. Provides one-on-one guidance on students’ research and development efforts within the School of Information Technology and Communications Design disciplines. All students, including non-majors, working on their Capstone project with faculty members in ITCD must register for CST 696.

    Typically Offered: Periodically offered

    Units: 1-4
  
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    CST 697 - Independent Study


    Student and faculty member select advanced topic of study and number of credits.

    Typically Offered: Periodically offered

    Units: 1-6
  
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    CST 699 - Graduate Capstone


    A capstone contributes to the disciplines or the professions by adding to technical/professional knowledge or by providing an original application of technical/professional knowledge in the professional field. Examples include a field study, a project, applied research, or a professional article of publishable quality. Cross-listed as BUS 699 .

    Typically Offered: Periodically offered

    Units: 1-4

Education

  
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    ED 212S - Federal, State, and Local Governments and their Impact on Public Schooling


    This course examines historical events and philosophical bases of American education including the development of the US and California Constitutions. Students will examine their impact through civic participation. Major emphasis on political and legislative activities, social issues, and economic developments affecting the schools. We will study the primary sources of law that most directly affect our educational system: constitutional, statutory, judicial, and administrative with an emphasis on Federal and state regulations. The objective is to provide students the information and knowledge necessary for effective civic decision-making.

    General Education: DCSL Civics & Service Learning
    University Requirement: US23 Civics
    Typically Offered: Fall, Spring

    Units: 3
  
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    ED 300 - CSET Multiple Subjects Prep Course


    Multiple Subjects test preparation course will review the test format and analyze the question types. Strategies and techniques for the multiple-choice and constructed-response questions will be discussed with short reviews in selected areas. This course is designed to help students apply their knowledge to meet exam requirements in each of the exam subtests including: Subtest I - History/Social Science and Reading, Language and Literature, Subtest II - Science and Math, and Subtest III

    Typically Offered: Periodically offered

    Units: 1
  
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    ED 374 - PE for Elem Sch Child


    Studies movement in the life of all children and the ways in which various types of activities can affect the development of the child from birth to 13 years in the psychomotor, affective, and cognitive domains, with emphasis placed on practical experience. Meets the physical education and health requirements of the California Commission on Teacher Credentialing for candidates enrolled in the multiple subject program.

    Typically Offered: Periodically offered

    Units: 1
  
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    ED 510 - Providing Behavior Supports in the Classroom


    This course covers Positive Behavior Intervention and Support (PBIS) strategies for promoting appropriate student behavior in classroom settings. The role of the teacher in developing and aligning classroom behavior supports within the broader context of school-wide PBIS systems will be addressed. Additionally, advanced tiers of support for addressing varying levels of student behavioral needs will be covered. Includes both coursework and fieldwork.

    Typically Offered: Fall, Spring

    Units: 3
  
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    ED 520 - Reading Instruction Competence Assessment (RICA) Prep Course


    Reviews the Reading Instruction Competence Assessment (RICA) test format and analyzes the question types. Strategies and techniques for the multiple-choice and constructed-response questions are discussed with short reviews in selected areas. Designed to help candidates apply their knowledge to meet exam requirements. 

    Prerequisite(s)/Corequisite(s): (Prereq: Admitted in Multiple Subject Credential or SPED teaching program)
    Typically Offered: Periodically offered

    Units: 1
  
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    ED 538 - Intro to Classrm Tech Level 1


    Meets the California Commission on Teacher Credentialing Level 1 technology requirements for candidates enrolled in the multiple subject, single subject and SPED programs. Focuses on knowledge of basic technology applications and their use in K-12 classrooms. (Commission requirements may also be met through examination.)

    Typically Offered: Periodically offered

    Units: 2
  
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    ED 538B - Assistive Technology in the Classroom


    This course focuses on providing candidates with knowledge of assistive technology, including low and high tech equipment and materials, to facilitate communication, curriculum access, and skill development of students with disabilities. The course meets the requirements of the California Commission on Teacher Credentialing revised Special Education Standard Six.

    Prerequisite(s)/Corequisite(s): [(Prereq: ED 538 ) or (Coreq: ED 538 )]
    Typically Offered: Periodically offered

    Units: 1
  
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    ED 540 - Science Methods


    Supports candidates in becoming inquiring, analytical, and reflective science educators to build students¿ scientific literacy, agency, and access. Examines science teaching based on contemporary theory, practice, and the Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS). Develops skill in science teaching through practice with hands-on, inquiry-based approaches. Provides experience with structuring equitable science lessons for a diverse student body. Includes both coursework and fieldwork.

    Typically Offered: Fall, Spring

    Units: 3
  
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    ED 550 - Health and Physical Education


    Focuses on Health & Physical Education (PE) topics as they relate to teaching and learning environments. Provides an overview of the Health & PE Content Standards and context for how these are addressed in schools and classrooms. Explores theories, organization, methods, and materials for teaching Health & PE. Identifies current Health & PE issues facing individuals, families, and communities in the social and school context. Includes both coursework and fieldwork.

    Typically Offered: Fall, Spring

    Units: 2
  
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    ED 555 - CPR & First Aid Training


    Typically Offered: Periodically offered

    Units: 1
  
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    ED 570 - Classroom Management


    Required introductory course for teacher credential programs (MS & SS). Practical application of teaching theory, methodology, and pedagogy for K-12 schools. Includes observation, participation, planning, and practice teaching in a local K-12 schools.

    Typically Offered: Periodically offered

    Units: 3
  
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    ED 590 - Reading & Writing Strategies for Monolingual & Bilingual Learners


    Reading & Writing Strategies for Monolingual & Bilingual Learners: This course for the Reading Certificate will continue the foundation gained in MAE 630  and will further develop candidates’ skills in curriculum and evidence-based teaching methods required to create self-sufficient and independent readers from elementary school through high school.

    Typically Offered: Periodically offered

    Units: 3
  
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    ED 592 - Advanced Literacy Assessment, Evaluation, Instructional Planning & Delivery


    (Formerly titled Reading Academy) Advanced Literacy Assessment, Evaluation, Instructional Planning & Delivery: This course for the Reading Certificate provides an advanced framework for using assessment data in an effective and efficient balanced, comprehensive program of reading instruction. The course presents a variety of informal and formal assessments to diagnose students’ strengths and needs; including instruction and practice in administering assessments, evaluating results and planning appropriate intervention, and implementing targeted instruction based on identified student needs.

    Typically Offered: Periodically offered

    Units: 3
  
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    ED 595 - Special Topics


    In-depth study in a particular topic in education. May be repeated for credit when topics vary.

    Typically Offered: Periodically offered

    Units: 1-8
  
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    ED 597 - Independent Study


    Advanced study in a topic selected by the student and a faculty member.

    Typically Offered: Periodically offered

    Units: 1-6
  
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    ED 600 - Intern Seminar


    Interns will address issues of classroom management skills, lesson planning, assessment, and the social context of education. Intern seminar requires candidates to explore and reflect on school-wide policies, classroom environments, classroom management and procedures, and lesson planning. Requires internship placement.

    Typically Offered: Fall, Spring

    Units: 3
  
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    ED 601 - Stage I Supv Elem Teaching


    Includes observation, participation, planning, and practice teaching in a program approved, public school classroom. Field experience will follow the district calendar.

    Prerequisite(s)/Corequisite(s): (Coreq: ED 601A )
    Typically Offered: Fall, Spring

    Units: 4-8
  
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    ED 601A - Stage1 Elem Teaching Seminar


    Addresses issues and strategies for teaching in classrooms with diverse students. Seminar sessions will address concerns and solutions to problems encountered in Stage I teaching and links theory to practice. Requires coursework and field placement. 

    Prerequisite(s)/Corequisite(s): (Coreq: ED 601 )
    Typically Offered: Fall, Spring

    Units: 2
  
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    ED 602 - Stg I Stdnt Teaching Sem


    Discusses issues, concerns, and problems arising from student teaching for analysis and problem solving. Links theory to practice.

    Typically Offered: Periodically offered

    Units: 1
  
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    ED 603 - Stage 2 Supv Elem Teaching


    Continues teacher candidates’ field-based experiences in a program-approved, public school classroom. Candidates work toward full responsibility for planning and instruction in all subjects supported by their Cooperating Teachers and Clinical Coaches. Field experience will follow the district calendar. 

    Prerequisite(s)/Corequisite(s): (Coreq: ED 603A )
    Typically Offered: Fall, Spring

    Units: 7
  
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    ED 603A - Stage2 Elem Teaching Seminar


    Continues teacher candidates’ field-based experiences in a program-approved, public school classroom. Candidates work toward full responsibility for planning and instruction in all subjects supported by their Cooperating Teachers and Clinical Coaches. Field experience will follow the district calendar. 

    Prerequisite(s)/Corequisite(s): [(Prereq: ED 601  and ED 601A ) and (Coreq: ED 603 )]
    Typically Offered: Fall, Spring

    Units: 2
  
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    ED 604 - Stg II Stdnt Teaching Sem


    Discuss issues, concerns, and problems arising from student teaching for analysis and problem solving. Links theory to practice.

    Typically Offered: Periodically offered

    Units: 1
  
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    ED 604A - Bilingual Field Experience - Elementary


    Students will apply theoretical understandings regarding bilingual approaches for students and the adaptation of both curriculum and the environment to meet individual needs and abilities.  Includes observation, participation, planning and practice teaching in K-6 bilingual public school classrooms. Field experience will follow the K-6 teacher calendar. 

    Typically Offered: Fall, Spring

    Units: 2-6
  
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    ED 604B - Bilingual Field Experience - Secondary


    Students will apply theoretical understandings regarding bilingual approaches for students and the adaptation of both curriculum and the environment to meet individual needs and abilities.  Includes observation, participation, planning and practice teaching in 6-12 bilingual public school classrooms. Field experience will follow the 6-12 teacher calendar. 

    Typically Offered: Fall, Spring

    Units: 2-6
  
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    ED 605 - Secondry Curric & Instr Pt I


    Covers approaches to teaching subject matter content in secondary schools. Separate sections for English, foreign language (Spanish and Japanese), math, science, and social science.

    Prerequisite(s)/Corequisite(s): (Coreq: ED 624 )
    Typically Offered: Periodically offered

    Units: 3
  
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    ED 605A - Secondary Curriculum and Instruction PT I - Science


    Covers approaches to teaching Science content in secondary schools. Includes both coursework and fieldwork weekly.

    Prerequisite(s)/Corequisite(s): [(Prereq: ED 607  and ED 628 ) and (Coreq: ED 606A )]
    Typically Offered: Periodically offered

    Units: 1-2
  
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    ED 605B - Secondary Curriculum and Instruction Pt I - Math


    Covers approaches to teaching Mathematics content in secondary schools. Includes both coursework and fieldwork weekly.

    Prerequisite(s)/Corequisite(s): [(Prereq: ED 607  and ED 628 ) and (Coreq: ED 606B )]
    Typically Offered: Periodically offered

    Units: 1-2
  
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    ED 605C - Secondary Curriculum and Instruction Pt I - World Language


    Covers approaches to teaching World Language content in secondary schools. Includes both coursework and fieldwork weekly.

    Prerequisite(s)/Corequisite(s): [(Prereq: ED 607  and ED 628 ) and (Coreq: ED 606C )]
    Typically Offered: Periodically offered

    Units: 1-2
  
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    ED 605D - Secondary Curriculum and Instruction Pt I - History/Social Studies


    Covers approaches to teaching History/Social Studies content in secondary schools. Includes both coursework and fieldwork weekly.

    Prerequisite(s)/Corequisite(s): [(Prereq: ED 607  and ED 628 ) and (Coreq: ED 606D )]
    Typically Offered: Periodically offered

    Units: 1-2
  
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    ED 605E - Secondary Curriculum and Instruction Pt I - English


    Covers approaches to teaching English Language Arts content in secondary schools. Includes both coursework and fieldwork weekly. 

    Prerequisite(s)/Corequisite(s): [(Prereq: ED 607  and ED 628 ) and (Coreq: ED 606E )]
    Typically Offered: Periodically offered

    Units: 1-2
  
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    ED 606 - Secondry Curric & Inst Pt II


    Continues covering approaches to teaching subject content in secondary schools. Separate sections for English, foreign language (Spanish and Japanese), math, science, and social science.

    Typically Offered: Periodically offered

    Units: 3
  
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    ED 606A - Secondary Curriculum and Instruction Pt II - Science


    Continues covering approaches to teaching Science in secondary schools. Includes both coursework and fieldwork weekly. 

    Prerequisite(s)/Corequisite(s): [(Prereq: ED 607  and ED 628 ) and (Coreq: ED 605A )]
    Typically Offered: Periodically offered

    Units: 1-2
  
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    ED 606B - Secondary Curriculum and Instruction Pt II - Math


    Continues covering approaches to teaching Mathematics in secondary schools. Includes both coursework and fieldwork weekly.

    Prerequisite(s)/Corequisite(s): [(Prereq: ED 607  and ED 628 ) and (Coreq: ED 605B )]
    Typically Offered: Periodically offered

    Units: 1
  
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    ED 606C - Secondary Curriculum and Instruction Pt II - World Languages


    Continues covering approaches to teaching World Languages in secondary schools. Includes both coursework and fieldwork weekly. 

    Prerequisite(s)/Corequisite(s): [(Prereq: ED 607  and ED 628 ) and (Coreq: ED 605C )]
    Typically Offered: Periodically offered

    Units: 1
  
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    ED 606D - Secondary Curriculum and Instruction Pt II - History/Social Studies


    ontinues covering approaches to teaching History/Social Sciences in secondary schools. Includes both coursework and fieldwork weekly. 

    Prerequisite(s)/Corequisite(s): [(Prereq: ED 607  and ED 628 ) and (Coreq: ED 605D )]
    Typically Offered: Periodically offered

    Units: 1-2
  
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    ED 606E - Secondary Curriculum and Instruction Pt II - English


    Continues covering approaches to teaching English Language Arts in secondary schools. Includes both coursework and fieldwork weekly. 

    Prerequisite(s)/Corequisite(s): [(Prereq: ED 607  and ED 628 ) and (Coreq: ED 605E )]
    Typically Offered: Periodically offered

    Units: 1-2
  
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    ED 607 - Adolescent Development & Learning


    This course is designed to provide the prospective secondary school teacher with foundations of educational psychology useful for teaching and essential skills of instructional planning. The course includes principles of teaching, learning and assessment, curriculum and curriculum theory, instructional planning, and cognitive psychology. 

    Prerequisite(s)/Corequisite(s): (Coreq: ED 628 )
    Typically Offered: Periodically offered

    Units: 3
  
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    ED 609 - Math Methods


    Introduces candidates to theory and practice for teaching mathematics in elementary classrooms. Furthers candidates’ understanding of standards, principles, and effective math teaching practices. Candidates practice how concepts are developed concretely, symbolically, and abstractly for a diverse student body through experiences that focus on planning and rehearsing. Includes both coursework and fieldwork.

    Typically Offered: Fall, Spring

    Units: 3
  
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    ED 610 - Methods and Inquiry for Bilingual Teachers


    This course prepares bilingual teacher candidates for teaching Spanish-speaking students. Includes an examination of program models for bilingual instruction, methods for teaching reading and content areas in bilingual settings, materials and assessment. Conducted in both Spanish and English.

    Typically Offered: Periodically offered

    Units: 3
  
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    ED 611 - Teaching and Learning


    Introduces the learning process in public schools. Outlines the foundations of educational psychology and child development useful for teaching, as well as principles of teaching, learning and assessment; curriculum and curriculum theory; and instructional planning. Candidates will examine the connection between human development learning strategies and cultural context, and the psychological principles underlying culturally congruent pedagogy.

    Typically Offered: Fall, Spring

    Units: 3
  
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    ED 612 - Pedagogy for Ling Diversity


    Contextualizes the education of students from culturally/linguistically diverse backgrounds within historical, social, and political factors. Connects teaching with the background of students and schooling to social justice issues. Blends classroom experience with theory, strategies, and the local community. Explores the foundations of language acquisition and develops approaches for working with emergent bilinguals.

    Typically Offered: Fall, Spring

    Units: 3
  
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    ED 615 - Social Studies & Visual/Performing Arts Methods


    Focuses on implementation and integration of CA History-Social Science and Visual/Performing Arts Standards, including the application of content, literacy, equity, citizenship, and inquiry. Explores pedagogy and content knowledge about the history of diverse cultural groups, focusing on historically marginalized and disenfranchised communities. Provides experience in lesson design, curriculum alignment, and cultural proficiency. Includes both coursework and fieldwork.

    Typically Offered: Fall, Spring

    Units: 3
  
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    ED 616 - Lang/Literacy Curriculum I


    Introduces approaches to the development of language and literacy at the elementary school level. Analyzes the theoretical foundations of literacy development and skills and strategies for teaching reading and writing across the school curriculum.

    Typically Offered: Periodically offered

    Units: 3
  
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    ED 617 - Lang/Literacy Curriculum II


    Furthers study of approaches to the development of language and literacy at the elementary school level. Continues analysis of the theoretical foundations of literacy development and the skills and strategies for teaching and assessing reading and writing across the school curriculum. Includes four hours of classroom experience and two hours of fieldwork weekly for the first 10 weeks of an academic semester. Cross-listed with ED 627 .

    Prerequisite(s)/Corequisite(s): (Prereq: ED 616 )
    Typically Offered: Periodically offered

    Units: 3
  
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    ED 619 - Visual and Perf Arts C and I K8


    Visual and Perf Arts C and I K8: Addresses California Curriculum Standards and methods for teaching visual and performing arts in elementary school classrooms, including integrating the arts with oter academic content. Satisfies a requirement for the Multiple Subjects Preliminary Credential.

    Prerequisite(s)/Corequisite(s): (Restricted to Multiple Subject Credential)
    Typically Offered: Periodically offered

    Units: 1
  
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    ED 620 - Pros:Multicultr/Biling Ed


    Typically Offered: Periodically offered

    Units: 4
  
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    ED 624 - Stage I Supervised Secondary Teaching


    Includes observation, participation, planning, and practice teaching. Requires the equivalent of a half-time (or full-time for interns) daily placement in program-approved secondary classrooms following the 6-12 school year schedule for teachers. Includes fieldwork. 

    Prerequisite(s)/Corequisite(s): [(Prereq: ED 607  and ED 628 ) and (Coreq: ED 624A )]
    Typically Offered: Periodically offered

    Units: 8-12
  
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    ED 624A - Stage I Supervised Secondary Teaching Seminar


    This course addresses theoretical and practical foundations for critical and social justice pedagogy. Students gain insight in educational, instructional and curricular frameworks to achieve equity and engagement, focusing on historically marginalized and disenfranchised communities. Through education theory and best practice, students examine issues impacting field sites and use critical reflection to inform and transform approaches to educating youth.

    Prerequisite(s)/Corequisite(s): [(Prereq: ED 607  and ED 628 ) and (Coreq: ED 624 )]
    Typically Offered: Periodically offered

    Units: 3
  
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    ED 625 - Stage II Secondary Supervised Teaching


    Includes observation, participation, planning, and practice teaching. Requires the equivalent of a half-time (or full-time for interns) daily placement in program-approved secondary classrooms following the 6-12 school year schedule for teachers. Includes fieldwork. 

    Prerequisite(s)/Corequisite(s):  [(Prereq: ED 624  and ED 624A  and ((ED 605A  and ED 606A ) or (ED 605B  and ED 606B ) or (ED 605C  and ED 606C ) or (ED 605D  and ED 606D ) or (ED 605E  and ED 606E )) and (Coreq: ED 625A )]  
    Typically Offered: Periodically offered

    Units: 8-12
  
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    ED 625A - Stage II Supervised Secondary Teaching Seminar


    This course addresses issues, concerns, and solutions related to supervised teaching as well topics such as obtaining a teaching position, mandatory reporting, The California Commission on Teacher Credentialing, induction, and procedures for formatting and submitting the Performance Assessment for California Teachers.

    Prerequisite(s)/Corequisite(s): [(Prereq: ED 624  and ED 624A  and ((ED 605A  and ED 606A ) or (ED 605B  and ED 606B ) or (ED 605C  and ED 606C ) or (ED 605D  and ED 606D ) or (ED 605E  and ED 606E )) and (Coreq: ED 625 )] 
    Typically Offered: Periodically offered

    Units: 3
  
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    ED 627 - Secon Lang & Lit Develop


    Provides grade 6-12 teachers with the expertise that they need to teach reading and writing in multicultural and multiethnic classrooms across content areas. Includes approaches and guidelines for teaching students who are struggling readers and writers including former and current English Learners. Includes both coursework and fieldwork. 

    Prerequisite(s)/Corequisite(s): (Prereq: ED 607  and ED 628 )
    Typically Offered: Periodically offered

    Units: 3
  
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    ED 628 - Secon Pedagogy Ling Diverse


    Examines issues and solutions involved in the education of students from diverse language backgrounds. Explores the theoretical foundations of language acquisition as well as strategies and approaches for working effectively with English learners. 

    Prerequisite(s)/Corequisite(s): (Coreq: ED 607 )
    Typically Offered: Periodically offered

    Units: 3
  
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    ED 629 - Culture and Education of Latino Students


    An examination of the impact of historical, social, political and economic forces on educational experiences for Latino students in the U.S. in particular those of Mexican origin. Explores issues of immigration, migration, language and culture with respect to educational attainment.

    Typically Offered: Periodically offered

    Units: 3
  
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    ED 634 - Literacy for Linguistically Diverse Learners


    Using sociocultural, critical, and culturally sustaining pedagogical frameworks, candidates examine and apply theories of literacy instruction, instructional strategies, and assessment for culturally and linguistically diverse classrooms. Candidates design and teach integrated English language development literacy lessons, and assess the literacy strategies and skills of their diverse learners. Includes both coursework and fieldwork.

    Typically Offered: Fall, Spring

    Units: 3
  
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    ED 635 - Biliteracy for Span/Eng


    Typically Offered: Periodically offered

    Units: 4
  
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    ED 638 - Tech as Tool for Creativity


    Typically Offered: Periodically offered

    Units: 4
  
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    ED 639 - Science Methods in K-12 Schools


    Provides prospective and current teachers with knowledge and skills for implementing science instruction in K-12 classrooms in keeping with the Next Generation Science Standards. Includes the integration of science and engineering practices with cross-cutting concepts and major disciplinary core ideas. Common core literacy standards are also explored for implementation in science classrooms. Participants will enact curriculum that balances science facts, concepts, and investigations.

    Typically Offered: Periodically offered

    Units: 3
  
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    ED 641 - Special Topics-Supervised Teac


    Typically Offered: Periodically offered

    Units: 4
  
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    ED 643 - Educational Measurement and Evaluation


    Provides current and prospective educators with essentials of descriptive and inferential statistics and measurement principles and guidelines for the purpose of planning, preparing, administering, and evaluating instructional assessments, Includes use and interpretation of standardized tests.

    Prerequisite(s)/Corequisite(s): (Prereq: ED 607  and ED 628 )
    Typically Offered: Periodically offered

    Units: 3
  
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    ED 644 - Supervised Teach & Related Top


    Typically Offered: Periodically offered

    Units: 6
  
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    ED 647 - Literacy Field Studies


    Candidates for the reading certificate will demonstrate expertise with analyzing assessment data results to develop and administer an effective and appropriate intervention plan for beginning readers, English language learners and students with reading difficulties.

    Typically Offered: Periodically offered

    Units: 3
  
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    ED 675 - Health for Elementary School Child


    Health for Elementary School Children: Addresses California Curriculum Standards and methods for teaching health in elementary school classrooms. Satisfies a requirement for the Multiple Subjects Preliminary Credential.

    Prerequisite(s)/Corequisite(s): (Restricted to Multiple Subject Credential)
    Typically Offered: Periodically offered

    Units: 1
  
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    ED 676 - PE for Elem School Child


    PE for Elementary School Children: Addresses California Curriculum Standards and methods for teaching physical education in elementary school classrooms. Satisfies a requirement for the Multiple Subjects Preliminary Credential.

    Prerequisite(s)/Corequisite(s): (Restricted to Multiple Subject Credential)
    Typically Offered: Periodically offered

    Units: 1
  
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    ED 686 - Social Studies Methods for Diverse K-12 Classrooms


    Approaches to teaching Social Studies in the K-12 school environment include review of curriculum trends, subject matter frameworks and standards (especially those issued by the State of California), selection and organization of content and instructional materials, and teaching and assessment techniques appropriate in elementary, middle school and high school settings. Each section will be taught by a faculty member who is an experienced teacher in the field.

    Typically Offered: Periodically offered

    Units: 3
  
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    ED 695 - Special Topics


    In-depth study in a particular topic in education. May be repeated for credit when topics vary.

    Typically Offered: Periodically offered

    Units: 1-8
  
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    ED 697 - Independent Study


    Student and faculty member select advanced topic of study and number of credits.

    Typically Offered: Periodically offered

    Units: 1-6
  
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    ED 699 - Independent Study


    Student and faculty member select advanced topic of study and number of credits.

    Typically Offered: Periodically offered

    Units: 1-6

Educational Leadership

  
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    EDL 610 - Educational Leadership in PreK-12 Educational Organizations


    Embodies concepts and techniques of leadership, analysis of factors and practices and procedures of individual and group leadership as applied to educational settings. Students are introduced to the importance of vision and the process for developing, sustaining and communicating vision to achieve higher student achievement by actively and meaningfully including stakeholders. This emphasis is in response to the professional standards that guide the development and practice of ed leaders.

    Typically Offered: Periodically offered

    Units: 3
  
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    EDL 630 - Education Law and School Finance


    This course examines the legal, political and organizational dimensions of equitable resource leadership in primary and secondary educational settings. Students engage in analysis of law, policy and practice to better understand the processes, constraints and opportunities for structuring educational organizations in ways that align fiscal, human, capital and community resources with learning-focused opportunities for student success.

    Typically Offered: Periodically offered

    Units: 3
  
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    EDL 650 - Professional Learning and Growth Leadership


    Provides school leaders with preparation in skills for providing purpose and direction for individuals and groups, shaping school culture and values, facilitating the development of shared strategic vision for the school, formulating goals and planning change efforts with staff, and setting priorities for one’s school in the context of community and district priorities for student and staff needs.

    Typically Offered: Periodically offered

    Units: 3
  
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    EDL 660 - Field Experience


    The Field Experience course ties coursework to practice. By engaging in field experience activities aligned with the California Administrator Performance Expectations, students will experience and reflect upon the challenges and opportunities that regularly face school leaders. The field experience provides intentionally planned and supervised ¿real world¿ opportunities for aspiring administrators to positively impact learning for all students.

    Typically Offered: Fall, Spring

    Units: 1-6
  
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    EDL 695 - Special Topics


    In-depth study in a particular topic in education. May be repeated for credit when topics vary.

    Typically Offered: Periodically offered

    Units: 1-8

Environmental Studies

  
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    ENSTU 111 - Introduction to Environmental Communication


    This course provides students with foundations in effective oral communication and will aid in student’s understanding and development in stating, organizing and researching ideas, and presenting them to an audience.   The seminar style format will allow students to speak openly and directly to both the instructor and each other during every class session throughout the semester. Through this process, students will strengthen the faculties of active and critical listening abilities and problem solve about topics in environmental and marine science, as well as deepen their understanding of their goals as they develop their intended pathway while at CSUMB. 

    General Education: A1 Oral Communication
    Typically Offered: Fall, Spring

    Units: 3
  
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    ENSTU 120 - Writing about the Environment


    This communication course is designed to develop and enhance critical reading, writing, and thinking.  Student abilities related to written communication are at the heart of this course as we critically read and explore multiple perspectives on environmental topics.  Students will write primarily expository and argumentative texts related to environmental topics that respond to a variety of rhetorical situations and contexts and incorporate college-level research.

    General Education: A2 Written Communication
    Typically Offered: Fall, Spring

    Units: 3
  
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    ENSTU 130 - Science, Media, and Society


    This communication course examines the mediated intersection between science and society.  It offers students the tools to comprehend and analyze science messages found in a variety of communication contexts, including science news messages found in a variety of print, broadcast, and online communication channels from a variety of sources. By examining how science is portrayed in public communication contexts regarding issues such as climate change, medical research, agricultural science, and engineering and technology, we will learn how to interpret and critically assess the science messages that surround us. For each topic, we will examine a variety of messages and evaluate the credibility of claims and sources, inductive and deductive reasoning, and identify fallacies.  For each science message, we will reflect on the role of values, ideologies, and ethics involved in shaping our understanding of science and our world.

    General Education: A3 Critical Thinking
    Typically Offered: Fall, Spring

    Units: 3
  
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    ENSTU 280 - Environmental Economics and Policy


    This course covers the principles of government and economics, and applies these to policies, economics, and management of natural resources. Course materials emphasize fundamentals as well as current events in environmental economics and policy. The course covers principles in traditional micro and macro economics as well as ecological economics. The course informs students about the structure, process and dynamics of governmental systems, so they can be effective members of the active citizenry. Economic principles are applied at local, national, and international scales, to cover a broad suite of uses for ecological resources, and explore how decisions about these resources can lead to conservation or to over-exploitation. Economic and policy principles are applied to demonstrate how economic decisions can be managed within the existing regulatory framework, to implement socially preferred levels of resource use.  (Recommend completion of GE  Areas B4 and A2 and A3 prior to enrolling) 

    General Education: DGSS General Social Sciences
    Typically Offered: Fall, Spring

    Units: 3
  
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    ENSTU 300 - Critical Thinking & Communication in Environmental Studies


    Students develop critical thinking skills in conjunction with library research, reading, listening, and speaking skills needed to understand and analyze complex social and environmental controversies and promote societal awareness, engagement, and sound decision making.

    Prerequisite(s)/Corequisite(s): [(Prereq: (GE  Area A1 and A2 and A3) and BIO 230  with a C- or better) and (Prereq or Coreq: ENSTU 280  or ENVS 284 )]
    University Requirement: GWAR Graduation Writing Assess
    Typically Offered: Fall, Spring

    Units: 4
  
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    ENSTU 309 - Science and Policy of Global Climate Change


    Examines the scientific and political dimensions of global climate change. Course is grounded in the science of climate change including the role of uncertainty, evidence and peer review relative to other ways of knowing about climate change. Focuses on effects of climate change on human health and food supply. Examines local, national and global implementation of policies to reduce atmospheric greenhouse gases and solutions that increase human health and well-being. 

    Prerequisite(s)/Corequisite(s): (Prereq: GE  Area A1 and A2 and A3 and B4 with a C- or better)
    General Education: UDB Integrated Scientific Inquiry and Quant Reason
    Typically Offered: Spring term only

    Units: 3
  
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    ENSTU 349S - Environmental Interpretation and Outreach


    Focuses on techniques for communicating environmental messages to diverse audiences based primarily on the field of environmental interpretation. Students develop environmental messaging strategies and/or interpretive products for local organizations.

    Prerequisite(s)/Corequisite(s): [Prereq: (GE  Areas A1 and A2 and B2 with a C- or better) and (Junior or Senior Standing)]
    University Requirement: UDSL Upper Division Service Learning
    Typically Offered: Fall term only

    Units: 5
  
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    ENSTU 350 - Research Methods for Environmental Studies


    Overview of qualitative and quantitative research methods that environmental professionals use in understanding complex problems, drafting research proposals, and analyzing and presenting rigorous, reliable information. Students will engage in comprehensive explorations of social aspects of environmental topics and will understand the central role that information and research play in enacting appropriate change in natural and built environments with diverse populations.

    Prerequisite(s)/Corequisite(s): [(Prereq: ENVS 201  and BIO 230  and (STAT 100  or STAT 250 ) with a C- or better)]
    Typically Offered: Fall, Spring

    Units: 4
  
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    ENSTU 365 - Critical Pedagogy for Environmental Education


    Explores strategies for supporting equitable educational opportunities and access to natural environments for all. Through an examination of both the means (formal, informal education, place-based learning, and participatory practice) and the locations (schools, after-school programs, parks, and public spaces), this course examines approaches to education, enabling policies and frameworks for participation, and methodologies that can facilitate learning among diverse students and community members.

    Prerequisite(s)/Corequisite(s): [Prereq: (GE  Areas A1 and A2 and A3 with a C- or better) and (GE  Area B2)]
    Typically Offered: Fall term only

    Units: 3
 

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